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CDA Fast Track - West Palm Beach 1021 (Fri. 22 Oct, 2021 8:00 am - Sun. 24 Oct, 2021 8:30 pm)

CDA Fast Track 

Location/Hotel: 

Embassy Suites - Palm Beach Gardens

4350 PGA Blvd. 

Palm Beach Gardens, FL  33410

(561) 691-3165

 

 

Click Here To Register Online Now!

                            

 

Course Content & Schedule: 

 

Friday, October 22nd, 2021
 
Arrival and Check-In: 7:00am -7:15am (students must arrive and check-in 45 min before class)

Class A: 8:00am -12:00pm  (4 Contact Hours/.4 CEUs)
         Introduction:   CDA and the NICCM 3-Day CDA Fast Track   

Unit 1:              Keys to Writing Statements

                       Competency Statement 1:   Planning a safe and healthy learning environment

Unit 2:              Competency Statement 2:   Advancing children’s physical and intellectual development

Unit 3:              Competency Statement 3:   Supporting children’s social and emotional development


Class B: 12:30pm- 5:30pm  (5 Contact Hours/.5 CEUs)
         Unit 4:               Competency Statement 4: Establishing positive and productive relationships with families

Unit 5:             Competency Statement 5:  Ensuring a well-run purposeful program

Unit 6:               Competency Statement 6:  Maintaining a commitment to professionalism

Documenting Professional Education - 8 CDA Subject Areas


Saturday, October 23rd, 2021
 
Class C:12:00pm-4:30pm  (13 Hours/1.3 CEUs will be awarded for sessions C & E upon completion of the course)
Directed Portfolio Lab:   The Directed Portfolio Lab allows for individual consultation & one-on-one time with the presenter.  Participants will work on their portfolio and meet with the presenter to discuss their statements and the documentation within their professional portfolio.

Class D: 5:30pm - 9:30pm (4 Contact Hours/.4 CEUs)
         Unit 7:             The Professional Philosophy Statement

                           Individual consultations

              CDA practice Exam 

 
Sunday, October 24th, 2021

Class E: 12:00pm-4:30pm (13 Hours/1.3 CEU's will be awarded for sessions C & E  upon completion of the course)
Directed Portfolio Lab:   The Directed Portfolio Lab allows for individual consultation & one-on-one time with the presenter.  Participants will work on their portfolio and meet with the presenter to discuss their statements and the documentation within their professional portfolio.
 
Class F: 5:30pm-9:30pm (4 Contact Hours/.4 CEUs)
      Unit 8:            Instructions on completing the process

                          Understanding the verification visit

                          The application process

                          Choosing your PD Specialist

                          Finding a Pearson Vue testing site 

 

 

Call (602) 476-1422 for More Information 

  

NAC - West Palm Beach 1021 (Fri. 22 Oct, 2021 5:00 pm - Sun. 24 Oct, 2021 5:00 pm)

N.A.C. (National Administrator's Credential)

Location/Hotel:  

Embassy Suites - Palm Beach Gardens

4350 PGA Blvd. 

Palm Beach Gardens, FL  33410

(561) 691-3165

 

Click Here To Register Online Now!

Schedule:

Friday, October 22nd, 2021   
 
Arrival and Check-In:  4:00pm-4:15pm  (Students must arrive and check-in at least 45 min before class starts)
 
Session A:  5:00pm-9:00pm 4 Contact Hours / .4 CEUs (For Sessions taken individually earn up to 5 Contact Hours / .5 CEUs by completing 1 Praxis question)
Unit 1: Fiscal Management 
Unit 2: Insurance for Your Center
 
Saturday, October 23rd, 2021    
 
Session B:  8:00am-12:00pm 4 Contact Hours / .4 CEUs (For Sessions taken individually earn up to 5 Contact Hours / .5 CEUs by completing 1 Praxis question)
Unit 3: Hiring & Teacher Orientation
Unit 4: Employee Handbooks & Evals
Session C:  1:00pm-5:00pm  4 Contact Hours / .4 CEUs (For Sessions taken individually earn up to 5 Contact Hours / .5 CEUs by completing 1 Praxis question)
Unit 5: Center Management
Unit 6: Child Development - The Essentials
 
Sunday, October 24th, 2021   
 
Session D:  8:00am-12:00pm 4 Contact Hours / .4 CEUs (For Sessions taken individually earn up to 5 Contact Hours / .5 CEUs by completing 1 Praxis question)
Unit 7: Dealing with Difficult Employees
Unit 8: Administrative Leadership
Session E:  1:00pm-5:00pm 4 Contact Hours / .4 CEUs (For Sessions taken individually earn up to 5 Contact Hours / .5 CEUs by completing 1 Praxis question)
Unit 9: The New Economy
Unit 10: Train the Trainer
 
  
Session F:  Credential Praxis (25 Contact Hours / 2.5 CEUs)
 When attending the full conference, each Session is worth 4 Hours/ .4 CEUs for a total of 20 hours for sessions A-E.  Convert the 20 contact hours / 2 CEUs from attendance in sessions A-E into the NAC (which is worth 45 contact hours/4.5 CEUs) by completing the Praxis.  Students will be assigned a mentor to advise them during the completion of their project from home. Students also have the option of registering for tutoring to complete their praxis during the event, at a future event or to get additional help from home on their praxis. 
 
Optional Tutoring ($150)  Students who elect to stay for tutoring will receive a list of materials to bring with them.  The presenter will provide individualized assistance to each tutoring participant in order to help them put together and complete their Praxis. Tutoring allows students the opportunity of completing their test and praxis at the event and leave having earned their certificate.  Those who wish to participate in tutoring are advised to register for this service at least 3 days prior to the event to obtain a list of suggested documentation. Tutoring is usually offered on Saturday and Sunday of each event from approximately 5:15 pm - 8:15 pm.

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